India and Mozambique Sign Two MoUs to Further Strengthen Defence Co-Operation

India and Mozambique Sign Two MoUs to Further Strengthen Defence Co-Operation
India and Mozambique Sign Two MoUs to Further Strengthen Defence Co-Operation

India and Mozambique Sign Two MoUs to Further Strengthen Defence Co-Operation


The documents were signed following a meeting between Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his Mozambican counterpart Atanasio Salvador M'tumuke.

Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh is currently on an official visit to Maputo, Mozambique from July 28-30, 2019.

This is Rajnath Singh’s first visit abroad as Raksha Mantri and the first-ever visit of Defence Minister of India to Mozambique.

The two MoUs include an agreement on sharing white shipping information and another on co-operation in the field of Hydrography.

Defence Minister of Mozambique, Mr. Atanasio Salvador M’tumuke briefed Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh on the internal security situation and the ongoing Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR) process. The Raksha Mantri conveyed best wishes for the ongoing peace process.


Mozambique sought co-operation from India to deal with the growing menace of terrorism and radicalisation. Rajnath Singh assured co-operation and reiterated commitment to work together in this regard.

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